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ECI Systems; St. Petersburg, Florida

St. Petersburg, Florida | 1985-Nov-22

Initial Notification: On November 22, 1985, an explosion occurred at the ECI Systems electronic plant in St. Petersburg, Florida when two workers were pouring what they believed to be silver cyanide from a small container into a 55-gallon drum of the compound. USCG district 7.

Incident Details
Products of concern:sodium potassium tartrate, cuprous cyanide, Dynachem Alkastrip 99A, sodium nitrate, sodium hydroxide, potassium cyanide, potassium carbonate, Dynachem Stripper 400K and Lammar developer KB-lA/DB-lB
Latitude (approximate): 27° 47.09′ North
Longitude (approximate): 82° 38.36′ West